Dr. Yan Xu has been appointed the Peter M. Winter Professor of Anesthesiology. This chair professorship is named in honor of Peter M. Winter, MD, the second chair of our department. Dr. Xu will present an inaugural lecture, “Losing Your Mind: The Wonders of Anesthesia,” as the Peter Winter Professor. The event will celebrate Dr. Winter’s life and his contributions to the department, the university, and the anesthesiology profession, and highlight the cutting-edge research programs in Dr. Xu’s group. A wine and cheese reception will follow the lecture.
This conference is designed to educate physicians and residents in the fields of neurology and obstetrical anesthesiology, as well as residents, nurse practitioners, midwives, and physicians in the field of obstetrics on issues where the fields of neurology, anesthesiology, and obstetrics intersect.
The ASA Annual Meeting is a major department event, with an impressive number of our medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty members presenting every year.